Coast Guard requests all mariners to inspect VHF Marine Radios

Coast Guard requests all mariners to inspect VHF Marine Radios
CHARLESTON, S.C.— The Coast Guard has received multiple uncorrelated distress calls on the Digital Selective Calling (DSC) system carried over a VHF marine radio in the Hilton Head and Beaufort, South Carolina area over the past few months. These DSC calls are originating from an unregistered radio displaying an MMSI address of 100000001. The first signal was received by the Coast Guard on April...

Coast Guard kicks off safe boating campaign

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary and other local units will be on River Street in Savannah Saturday to promote safe boating activities and give a search and rescue demonstration.